After this course, you will be able to:
The demand for sustainable (socially responsible) investing has grown considerably in recent years. Here are some of the finds from a survey entitled ‘Sustainable Signals: Growth and Opportunity in Asset Management’, from the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Bloomberg.
Dates: 19-20 March 2020, 8-9 October 2020
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Dr Roger Mills
Roger Mills is an Emeritus Professor at Henley Business School, University of Reading and he has a unique blend of academic and business experience.
Roger has consulted to numerous companies and organisations in many countries around the World. He has worked extensively with within private equity, including sustainable/impact investing, as well as with banks, consultancies, financial institutions, development banks, foundations, sovereign funds, LPs and GPs.
As a private equity investor Roger was a founding member of a technology start up that secured a successful AIM listing on the London Stock Exchange for a dotcom company in the late 1990’s. This listed company went on to acquire a number of businesses to refocus its activities before being acquired by a private equity player. He has also been involved extensively in recent years in advising a number of technology companies.
From his academic studies, all undertaken part-time whilst working, he has a PhD in Finance, a Masters in Management Studies (MBA) and a first degree in Psychology, Sociology and Economics. During the professional part of his career he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant, Company Secretary and Corporate Treasurer. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Currently, he is the CEO of his own group of companies and an advisor to a number of organisations at board level, including one Middle East bank.
Roger has written numerous articles and both authored and co-authored many books, the most recent being Masterminding the Deal (August 2013).